AT&T blessing the skies of 6 more cities with LTE today

They may have shown up late to the 4G LTE party, but at least AT&T appears to be trying to catch up to front-runner Verizon as the carrier is lighting up 6 more city skies with their 4G LTE network today…
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15. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Verizon and AT&T has the same prices, expect their data plans are different. There is nothing wrong with AT&T at all because I was able to travel in different states with solid coverage. I have Sprint now and I'm lucky to pull 2-3 bars in my own house.

35. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

The problem with at&t is there insane prices considering they offer similar coverage to sprint and t-mobile. They are a joke. The coverage maps prove it.

36. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

http://www.cellularmaps.com/3g_compare.shtml Notice at&t mostly just has 2g coverage.

25. alpinejason

Posts: 262; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

sprint better coverage for alot less money BETTER COVERAGE HA HA HA YEAH RIGHT WHAT PLANET ARE YOU LIVING ON!!!!!

33. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Lol learn how to read. I said almost as good coverage and its true its a fact look at a coverage map.

14. Netolic

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I live in the los angeles area.. thats why skyrocket and vivid here are discounted because they are not planning to release an LTE service here anytime soon.

16. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Charlotte, NC is one the list.! Woo-hoo.! However, I'm going to need them to get an 4G LTE phone with a physical keyboard. Got to have my keyboard.

18. Netolic

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Which one are you talking abt... its only vivid and skyrocket

20. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Are you f**king serious, AT&T? You'll give Kansas City LTE coverage but not St Louis? What the hell? Not only is St Louis bigger, but it's also your f**king backyard. What gives?

24. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

might be a spectrum issue. they also gave it to puerto rico over LA and other markets.

29. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

More likely it is an implementation complexity issue. AT&T doesn't want to have any f*ck-ups right now to get in the way of their attempt to get approval of their purchase of T-Mo. A replay of the network failure that AT&T incurred when the iPhone was exclusive to AT&T is NOT what they want right now. L.A. is a wee bit more complex of an implementation than Puerto RIco.

38. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Xdoug, now that you mention it, that would be EXACTLY what they would want. They keep telling the FCC that they cant get good LTE without the Tmo spectrum from the merger. The worse their network looks as they build it out, the better their case.. n vice versa. hmm...

39. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Reverse psychology can back-fire on you. Especially when the intended audience doesn't trust you to begin with. U.S. DOJ and FCC don't seem to be buying what AT&T is a sellin. Your job at T-Mo may be secure for the moment.

48. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

they were already caught bribing 90 democrat politicians involved in the merger approval. Its going through. Dont let a little bad press fool ya. my job is less secure than Obama's.

26. aztaxia12295

Posts: 272; Member since: Nov 22, 2009

YEAH AND THEY WON THE WORLD SERIES WTFBBQ???

31. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

That was actually pretty f**king awesome to watch. I'm a proud owner of a world series hat now. :D

50. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

well Kansas City is MO biggest city, metro area wise? yes St Louis is the biggest

22. tomast

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

No Seattle -__-

43. nelsonl21

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 17, 2011

Oh yeahhhhhhh Go Puerto Rico !!!!!!!!! We are blazing at 23mbps :-)

49. t_shyguy

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

LTE in Oklahoma city is a joke and then some. I have the Skyrocket and the max I can get download is 7.4, and upload 3.1.. it's crap when other cities are average of 14-18!!!!
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